#YAlit Review: A Study in Charlotte

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From the moment Jamie Watson meets Charlotte Holmes (yes, THAT Holmes family) the tense energy between them suggests they seem to be more rivals than friends. But when a classmate at Sherringford dies under suspicious circumstances that are modeled after the famous Sherlock stories, the two can no longer stay apart.
Especially since they're being framed for murder.

What I loved most about this read was that even though it's based on classic characters, it's a completely original tale. Cavallaro takes everything we love about Watson and Holmes and drops them into a modern, teen-fueled story. She's on point character wise, down to all of Holmes' quirks, and I love the interaction between the two famed partners. She also does a fabulous job at referencing several Holmes' stories, and I can't wait to see how the cannon of tales finds its way into the rest of the series.

If you're a fan of Sherlock AND just happen to love the YA genre, then this is a must read! I can't wait to get my hands on the rest of the trilogy!


📚 Ages 15+ (YA)
📚 Heavy language & drug use
📚 Sherlockian retelling